Tucson employment information

Income per capita$20,437$25,537$28,555
Median household income$37,149$49,928$53,482
Median income owner occupied$52,270$61,328$68,142
Median income renter occupied$25,439$34,148$33,219
Median earnings male$24,875$33,118$36,116
Median earnings female$20,565$25,566$25,692
Unemployment rate7.3%5.9%5.8%
Poverty level25.1%18.2%15.6%

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  • The income per capita in Tucson is 28% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Tucson is 31% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Tucson is 26% higher than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Tucson is 61% higher than the national average.

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Hours worked per week

Tucson median earnings by income bracket

Tucson employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry11.5%1.1%
Manufacturing sector8.5%0.4%
Financial & insurance services2.2%4.6%
Wholesale & retail services15.2%13.2%
Public administration6.8%4.9%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities5.1%1.9%
Education, health & social services15.2%37.8%

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Tucson, AZ525,031$37,14931%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Fresno, CA506,132$41,45522%
Albuquerque, NM553,576$47,41311%
Sacramento, CA476,075$50,0136%
Long Beach, CA468,594$52,9441%
Kansas City, MO465,005$45,37615%
Tucson, AZ525,031$37,14931%
Source: The Tucson, AZ employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau.